Latest Rail News
The Lario Logistics LLC subsidiary, Bakken Oil Express LLC, will complete in September The Bakken Oil Express Rail Hub, the first multiple shipper unit train loading operation in North Dakota. Lario acquired the facility, then owned by EDOG Logistics, in the 4th quarter of 2010 and has ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood signed an agreement committing $1 billion to Denver's Eagle P3, a 30-mile two-pronged commuter rail project that will expand transportation choices in the greater Denver area, create jobs and cut nearly half the amount of time it now takes to get from dow ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded three grants to Caltrans, totaling $55 million, to reduce congestion and increase safety on the Pacific Surfliner intercity rail corridor between Los Angeles and San Diego, Calif. "More Californians are choosing trains for travel and Caltran ...
Grace Crunican is taking over as the new Bay Area Rapid Transit general manager. Crunican was appointed Wednesday, August 31, 2011. "The Board selected Ms. Crunican because of her 32 years of experience in the public transportation industry," BART Board President Bob Frankli ...
During the 10th anniversary period of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Amtrak is enhancing security measures by conducting more passenger and baggage screenings, increasing the use of K-9 explosive detection teams and expanding police patrols at stations, on trains, along the tracks and other key ...
Unit Rail and Advanced Track Products, a combined company and division of Amsted Rail, launched a new brand and official name change to Amsted Rail Product Solutions (Amsted RPS). The launch of the Amsted RPS brand is part of the company's business growth strategy and is intended to st ...
AECOM Technology Corporation has been awarded a US$35.5-million contract by the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, for its Southeast to West light-rail transit expansion. Under the contract, the company will provide preliminary engineering design services for the Southeast LRT line from ...
The Federal Transit Administration gave approval to release the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report for the Los Angeles Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor. The FEIS/R will be presented to the Metro Board of Directors Sept. 22 for its action. Approval by the Metro Board is nece ...
Dan Smith has been named senior vice president of Watco Transload and Intermodal Development. Smith's role will consist of driving the implementation of key initiatives across all areas of Watco Transload and Intermodal Services, working closely with Phil Penner, senior vice president, WTIS. ...
NJ Transit will restore rail service this morning on the busy Northeast Corridor from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station, following a service suspension on a portion of the line between Trenton and New Brunswick due to damage caused by earlier flooding. After being given t ...
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